1. Stanley Cup 2015: Blackhawks vs. Lightning Results, Highlights and Top Comments

    For the third time in six years, the Chicago Blackhawks are kings of the NHL . After dropping the Philadelphia Flyers in 2010 and the Boston Bruins in 2013, the Blackhawks solidified ...

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  2. NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Phil Kessel, Mike Richards and More

    With the 2014-15 NHL season officially in the books, the hockey universe can turn its attention to an offseason full of moving and shaking...

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  3. LeBron James Becomes 6th Player in NBA Playoffs History to Score 5,000 Points

    LeBron James has been a one-man wrecking crew throughout the NBA Finals, and he padded his historic postseason with another eye-popping accomplishment during the Cleveland Cavaliers' ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 15 days ago 46,305 reads 251 comments

  4. Eric Gordon: Latest Contract News, Rumors, Speculation on Pelicans Star's Future

    New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard Eric Gordon has been hounded by injuries throughout his career, but a strong flourish to his 2014-15 season has put him in position to evaluate his value on the open market...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 15 days ago 4,438 reads 28 comments

  5. One Fan's Desperate Attempt to Keep Free Agent LaMarcus Aldridge in Rip City

    NBA free agency isn't just a stressful period for organizations facing the prospect of dramatic change. It's also a tenuous time for fans, who are generally left helpless as they watch their beloved teams move and shake from the sidelines...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 17 days ago 40,679 reads 90 comments

  6. How Does Joel Embiid's Setback Impact the Philadelphia 76ers' Draft Plans?

    The Philadelphia 76ers are back where they were three years ago —facing questions regarding the viability of their aggressive team-building plan as a prospective franchise big man battles injury...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 17 days ago 71,102 reads 227 comments

  7. Overflowing with Assets, Boston Celtics Face Momentous 2015 Offseason

    It wasn't long ago that the Boston Celtics were embarking on what figured to be an arduous rebuild. They had just brought a rookie head coach aboard in Brad Stevens. Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett had been shipped to the Brooklyn Nets ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 21 days ago 19,150 reads 83 comments

  8. Matthew Dellavedova's Run as LeBron James' Unlikely Sidekick Continues in Finals

    During a series that has squashed conventional wisdom in every conceivable way, it's only right that Cleveland Cavaliers point guard and backcourt safety valve Matthew Dellavedova has played his way into the national spotlight alongside LeBron James..

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 22 days ago 169,202 reads 561 comments

  9. Draymond Green Must Step Up to Elevate Scuffling Golden State Warriors Offense

    The Golden State Warriors offense has been uncharacteristically off-kilter through two games against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals, and sudden regression by combo forward Draymond Green hasn't helped matters...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 23 days ago 8,739 reads 105 comments

  10. Indiana Pacers' Offensive Evolution Will Start with Paul George

    With a stylistic overhaul on the horizon, the Indiana Pacers have made it crystal clear they're focused on playing a faster brand of ball with smaller personnel next season —and ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 23 days ago 12,683 reads 26 comments

  11. The Most Overvalued 2015 NBA Free Agent at Every Position

    Every summer, a new crop of NBA players descends upon free agency seeking to strike gold on the open market in the form of long-term contracts that pay out handsome amounts of cash...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 26 days ago 225,310 reads 331 comments

  12. Breaking Down Philadelphia 76ers' Best 2nd-Round Options in 2015 NBA Draft

    The Philadelphia 76ers have been synonymous with asset management since Sam Hinkie took over as general manager in 2013, and this summer is a perfect example of why...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 28 days ago 23,486 reads 59 comments

  13. Top 5 NBA Teams with Most Free Agents This Summer

    There's an NBA free-agency frenzy coming, and a select few franchises will be at the forefront of this summer's action...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 28 days ago 13,090 reads 33 comments

  14. Tobias Harris Would Complete Rapid Rebuild of Los Angeles Lakers Frontcourt

    The Los Angeles Lakers need an upgrade at small forward, and luring restricted free agent Tobias Harris to Hollywood could be the perfect way to solidify what's soon to be one of the NBA 's most promising young frontcourts ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 29 days ago 72,770 reads 226 comments

  15. 2014 NBA Lottery Picks in Desperate Need of Bounce-Back Sophomore Seasons

    The 2014 NBA draft was one of the most heralded in recent memory. Phenoms Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Joel Embiid packed insane potential at the top, but the lottery was littered with depth...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 29 days ago 18,466 reads 50 comments

  16. 25-and-Under NBA Players Who Should Stay with Their Current Teams Forever

    You know these guys. They're the Dirk Nowitzkis, Manu Ginobilis, Tim Duncans and Dwyane Wades of the world...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 59,959 reads 219 comments

  17. Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade Can't Afford to Break Up Now

    Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat have combined to form one of the NBA 's strongest partnerships over the last 12 years, and at this stage, neither side can afford to let financial differences dictate a breakup...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 37,050 reads 169 comments

  18. How Alvin Gentry Can Help Anthony Davis, Pelicans Reach Their Full Potential

    The New Orleans Pelicans built positive momentum during the 2014-15 season by snapping the franchise's three-year postseason drought, but change was necessary for the team to leap ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 37,629 reads 149 comments

  19. Kevin Love Expects to Be Back with Cleveland Cavaliers for 2015-16 NBA Season

    Kevin Love may be sidelined for the remainder of the playoffs after undergoing surgery to repair a left shoulder dislocation, but that doesn't mean his tenure with the Cleveland Cavaliers is nearing an end...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 119,034 reads 421 comments

  20. Best Potential Trade Destinations for Ty Lawson During 2015 NBA Offseason

    Ladies and gentlemen, it's time to fire up the trade machine. According to BasketballInsiders.com's Steve Kyler , Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson —and the recently ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 13,497 reads 67 comments

  21. Stephen Curry, LeBron James on Collision Course for Epic NBA Finals Showdown

    As exciting and unpredictable as the 2014-15 regular season was, the NBA 's Eastern and Western Conference Finals have been anything but...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 49,718 reads 287 comments

  22. Is Scott Skiles the Right Choice to Lead the Orlando Magic Rebuild?

    The Orlando Magic have been infusing their roster with young blood for a couple of seasons now, but an old face may be on the brink of returning to try to restore glory...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 6,107 reads 50 comments

  23. James Harden Saves Rockets Season, but Will It Matter vs. Dominant Warriors?

    James Harden went ballistic when the Houston Rockets needed him to, but his superlative 45-point effort in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals will only represent a momentary impediment to the Golden State Warriors' championship conquest...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 123,015 reads 294 comments

  24. Atlanta Hawks' Season Rests on Jeff Teague's Shoulders

    The Cleveland Cavaliers dared Jeff Teague to beat them in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals, and he nearly did. Now in Game 4, he needs to adjust to Cleveland's tactics in order to keep the Atlanta Hawks ' season alive...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 6,001 reads 45 comments

  25. Warriors vs. Rockets: Analysis, Predictions for Western Conference Finals Game 4

    It's win or go home for the Houston Rockets , who find themselves in a 3-0 series hole after getting demolished, 115-80, in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals on Saturday night...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 54,867 reads 320 comments